Extreme cold engulfs Kashmir as minimum temperatures fall below freezing point

Extreme cold engulfs Kashmir as minimum temperatures fall below freezing point
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Srinagar: Kashmir valley witnessed a steep fall in night temperatures on Saturday as a cold wave continued.

Weathermen said that the minimum temperatures throughout the Valley remained below the freezing point. “Same weather conditions are likely to continue during the next two to three days.”

The minimum temperature in Srinagar was minus 0.6 degrees Celsius while it was minus 4.6 and minus 2.2 in Pahalgam and Gulmarg, respectively.

Leh town was the coldest in valley at minus 8.8 degrees Celsius followed by Kargil at minus 7.6.

The minimum temperatures in the Jammu region were: Jammu city 8.7, Katra 9.9, Batote 8.1, Bannihal 10.0 and Bhaderwah 2.5 degrees Celsius.